Tag: STAR Invalidation

December 31, 2018 - Los Angeles, California. Automotive Defense Specialists, a team of lawyers defending SMOG shops and technicians against California's Bureau of Automotive Repair, is announcing an important emphasis. The law firm is emphasizing STAR Program invalidation defense actions and disputes in its practice going forward. The STAR Program is the Bureau of Automotive [...]
Business is a numbers game, plain and simple. How many employees you retain should be balanced by the number of customers you serve and the products you sell. When business is slow, an auto shop might offer a special deal to boost the numbers. A $25 SMOG inspection or $20 oil change could improve a [...]
November 28, 2018 - Santa Clara, California. Automotive Defense Specialists, expert auto shop defense attorneys, are proud to release a new informative video on YouTube on so-called "STAR invalidations" from the Bureau of Automotive Repair. The STAR Program is an initiative by California's Bureau of Automotive Repair for SMOG check stations that have to meet [...]
In a nutshell, our job as defense attorneys against California's Bureau of Automotive Repair is to uncover the facts and get to a result that helps our clients. Easy right? The problem is, the Bureau of Automotive Repair has a job to do too. Photo credit: woodleywonderworks via Foter.com / CC BY It normally includes [...]
February 25, 2018 - Santa Monica, California. Automotive Defense Specialists, a team of defense lawyers working in California vis-a-vis the Bureau of Automotive Repair, is proud to announce a new informational page on the issue of STAR program invalidations. The STAR program is a state program in the SMOG check industry of higher quality and [...]
It’s a common theme nowadays to hear “do what you love.” This isn’t new. Adam Smith in his Wealth of Nations published in 1776 advocated a "division of labor." This concept means that you do what you're good at, and let me do what I'm good at. It’s an all-American concept to reach for our [...]